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Armored Outdoor Gear Ratsack Cache Bag

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Best solution to store and protect food if you are…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: Do not remember.

Summary

Best solution to store and protect food if you are not using a bear can.

Pros

  • Bird and rodent proof food storage
  • Rolls up for storge or transport when empty
  • Can easily see contents
  • Best bag for single rope bear bag setup

Cons

  • Does not compress as well as fabric bags when packing backpack
  • Not all D Rings will fit in the brass gromet

I have purchased the large and small sizes and have been using both for over 6 years. Have had birds and rodents get into fabric and nylon bear bags but have not had any problems with these.

The large rat sack will hold enough food items to challenge you when hanging it in a tree. The single rope hanging method works very well but you need to have a rope that will support the weight and slide over your branch. The rat sacks will roll up easily but do not compress or fit well inside a backpack when full. I keep the small rat sack full when packing a backpack but have to empty the large rat sack and pack the contents separately.

I prefer a rat sack over a bear canister because I can see all the contents and can get to the bottom if I decide to change the menu.  With a bear canister you have to unpack it to do the same. 

Recommend purchasing a large and small rat sack together. 

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Armored Outdoor Gear Ratsack Cache Bag

currently retails for:
$48.00
MSRP: $39.99

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Specs

small medium large
Weight 6 oz / 170 g 8 oz / 227 g 10.5 oz / 298 g
Volume 1200 cu in / 19.7 L 1800 cu in / 29.5 L 2500 cu in / 41 L
Width 14 in / 36 cm 18 / 46 cm 18 / 46 cm
Length 18 in / 46 cm 19 in / 48 cm 24 in / 61 cm